B.F. and H. Mine

The B.F. and H. Mine is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,329 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: B.F. and H. Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,329 Feet (710 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.1406, -116.50030

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B.F. and H. Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: B.F. and H. Mine
Secondary: Blacktail Mine
Secondary: Armstead Mine
Secondary: Blackjack
Secondary: Dakota
Secondary: Talache Mine
Secondary: Keystone Mine
Secondary: Silver Butte


Commodity

Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Pend Oreille District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Type: Patented
Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Arsenopyrite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Siderite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Polybasite
Unknown: Polybasite
Unknown: Huebnerite
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite


Comments

Comment (Geology): 6/75 THE BLACKTAIL FORMATION IS THE EQUIVALENT OF THE COMBINATION OF ST. REGIS AND REVETT FORMATIONS.


References

Reference (Deposit): SOPER 1918 MINING AND SCI PRESS V 116 P 125

Reference (Deposit): V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL; MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981,

Reference (Deposit): SANDPOINT QUAD, LOCATION NO. 278

Reference (Deposit): GREEN, 1976, WASH. STATE UNIV. PHD. DISSERTATION.

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1967 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL CO REPT 6

Reference (Deposit): SAMPSON 1928 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 31

Reference (Deposit): HUMPHREYS AND LEATHAM 1936 BS THESIS UNIV OF IDAHO

Reference (Deposit): SAVAGE 1965 ID BUR MINES AND GEOL PAMPH 134

Reference (Deposit): WORMSER 1922 ENG AND MINING JOUR PRESS V 114 NO 14 P 581


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